# Furlongs to Miles (fur to mi)

## Furlongs to Miles (fur to mi) conversion calculator

Miles to Furlongs (Swap units)

1fur = 0.125mi

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Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Furlongs to Miles formula

Miles = Furlongs / 7.9999872

### Furlongs to Miles calculation

Miles = Furlongs / 7.9999872

Miles = 1 / 7.999987125244

Miles = 0.125

## What is a furlong?

A furlong is a unit of measurement commonly used in the imperial system, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It is primarily used to measure distances, especially in horse racing and agriculture. One furlong is equivalent to 220 yards or 660 feet, which is approximately 201.168 meters.

The origin of the term "furlong" can be traced back to Old English, where "furh" meant "furrow" and "lang" meant "long." This reflects the historical use of furlongs in measuring the length of a furrow in agricultural fields. In horse racing, furlongs are used to measure the distance between the starting point and the finish line. A racecourse typically consists of multiple furlongs, with the most common distances being 5 furlongs (5/8 of a mile) and 10 furlongs (1 mile).

While the use of furlongs has declined in everyday life, it still holds significance in certain fields. For example, in the United Kingdom, road signs often display distances in miles and furlongs, particularly in rural areas. Additionally, furlongs are occasionally used in land surveying and in some sports, such as rowing and track cycling. Overall, the furlong remains an interesting and historical unit of measurement that continues to have relevance in specific contexts.

## What is a mile?

A mile is a unit of length commonly used in the United States and some other countries. It is equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards. The word "mile" is derived from the Latin word "mille," meaning thousand, as it originally represented the distance covered in 1,000 paces by a Roman legionary.

A mile is equivalent to 1760yds or 5280ft.

The mile is commonly used in the United States for measuring long distances, such as road distances and race distances. It is also used in the aviation and maritime industries for navigation purposes. However, in most other countries, the metric system is used, and the kilometer is the preferred unit for measuring long distances.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Furlongs
Miles
0fur
0.00000mi
1fur
0.12500mi
2fur
0.25000mi
3fur
0.37500mi
4fur
0.50000mi
5fur
0.62500mi
6fur
0.75000mi
7fur
0.87500mi
8fur
1.00000mi
9fur
1.12500mi
10fur
1.25000mi
11fur
1.37500mi
12fur
1.50000mi
13fur
1.62500mi
14fur
1.75000mi
15fur
1.87500mi
16fur
2.00000mi
17fur
2.12500mi
18fur
2.25000mi
19fur
2.37500mi
Furlongs
Miles
20fur
2.50000mi
21fur
2.62500mi
22fur
2.75000mi
23fur
2.87500mi
24fur
3.00000mi
25fur
3.12501mi
26fur
3.25001mi
27fur
3.37501mi
28fur
3.50001mi
29fur
3.62501mi
30fur
3.75001mi
31fur
3.87501mi
32fur
4.00001mi
33fur
4.12501mi
34fur
4.25001mi
35fur
4.37501mi
36fur
4.50001mi
37fur
4.62501mi
38fur
4.75001mi
39fur
4.87501mi
Furlongs
Miles
40fur
5.00001mi
41fur
5.12501mi
42fur
5.25001mi
43fur
5.37501mi
44fur
5.50001mi
45fur
5.62501mi
46fur
5.75001mi
47fur
5.87501mi
48fur
6.00001mi
49fur
6.12501mi
50fur
6.25001mi
51fur
6.37501mi
52fur
6.50001mi
53fur
6.62501mi
54fur
6.75001mi
55fur
6.87501mi
56fur
7.00001mi
57fur
7.12501mi
58fur
7.25001mi
59fur
7.37501mi
Furlongs
Miles
60fur
7.50001mi
61fur
7.62501mi
62fur
7.75001mi
63fur
7.87501mi
64fur
8.00001mi
65fur
8.12501mi
66fur
8.25001mi
67fur
8.37501mi
68fur
8.50001mi
69fur
8.62501mi
70fur
8.75001mi
71fur
8.87501mi
72fur
9.00001mi
73fur
9.12501mi
74fur
9.25001mi
75fur
9.37502mi
76fur
9.50002mi
77fur
9.62502mi
78fur
9.75002mi
79fur
9.87502mi